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Jul 15, 2012 9:00am EDT
.. remember george w. bush's drunk driving arrest that was revealeled the weekend before the 202000 campaign and came close to costing him the electioion. romney as smart people. they did this with him. things like the swiss bank account and the cayman islands and in bermuda and luxembourg and all that stuff ce up, an his ta rates and romney went right through the stop sign. he did not want to discuss h his self-absorption witith money -- this is a man who has been running for president for most of the 21s century. thiss not something that just jumped out at him he has made this decision, and he allowed barack oba to put him squary thehe defensive as farars jobs, there is one figure to remember -- more jobs created last year under barack obama in the private sector than in the eight years of george w.. bush's presiden in the private sector. >> even "the wall street journal" editorial-page says that romney has squanderered the susummer because he has let obama and define him ass a w wealthy elitist, and then a they excoriated him for being shot in the testy in n front of his mansion on the la
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Jul 27, 2012 6:00pm EDT
resolution that calls on israelis and palestinians to work it out. president clinton, george w. bush and obama have all refused. in the 2008 campaign, mr. obama declared his support for jerusalem as the israeli capital, but didn't preclude negotiations. romney himself has declined to criticize the president while abroad, but he unloaded on him earlier this week. >> president obama is fond of lecturing israel's leaders. he was even caught by a microphone deriding them. >> some saw the timing of the ceremony, a day before romney travels to israel, as an efforts to upstage him. democrats denied him. >> that's not true at all because it's john boehner and eric cantor who set the time frame for this. >> polls give the president a substantial lead over mitt romney among jewish voters, but not nearly as big as the lead he enjoyed over john mccain. the romney camp hopes just reducing the advantage will help change the outcome in november. brett? >> bret: wendell goler, thank you. the opening ceremony for the summer olympics is going on right now in london. more than 10,000 athletes from 200
Jul 26, 2012 7:00pm EDT
fagan, former george w. bush aide and political director. i will tell you two things. 46-46 in gallup among registered voters could be obama's number. 46%. in incumbents are below 50 that could be the number he gets. in other words, a landslide against him. number two, under all the numbers is the economy. that's going to decide the election. that's where the independents are going to break. what do you think? am i right? >> i think you're right. the problem for the president is that this uptick in unemployment is coming at the exact worst time for him. what we see in the numbers, i believe, is that mitt romney is lower than he should be for a couple of reasons. he isn't well known by the public. that will happen at the convention. [ laughter ] >> okay. >> second, he has to put definition on his economic plan. he does those things and the race will break open. >> okay. keith boykin, you're laughing. i love it when you laugh. we love humor on the show. but everybody in the country knows barack obama. if he's still at 46%, what does that tell you, keith? >> first of all, mitt romney has
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Jul 23, 2012 6:00pm PDT
is over. who do you blame for the economic recovery, obama, congress, at the bottom is george w. bush. they can't blame george w. bush anymore. >> you will never grow the obamacare looming and dodd-frank and cap and trade. if you wanted to grow the economy, elect a new president. >> you mentioned tax megedon, he is putting a huge destructive force in place. >> sean: there is an unknown percentage of people that have been so impacted by these bad economic decisions they are going out in force.
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Jul 23, 2012 9:00pm EDT
recovery, obama, congress, at the bottom is george w. bush. they can't blame george w. bush anymore. >> you will never grow the obamacare looming and dodd-frank and cap and trade. if you wanted to grow the economy, elect a new president. >> you mentioned tax megedon, he is putting a huge destructive force in place. >> sean: there is an unknown percentage of people that have been so impacted by these bad economic decisions they are going out in force. this is about their family and their future and their loss of wealth. we'll see. good to see you. >> sean: as always. that is all the time we have left. greta is in colorado to go on the record. greta, take it away. >> greta: bizarre look at the accused mass murder in the movie theater massacre. >> you have the right to be represented by an attorney if you could not afford one under statutory guidelines at no cost to yourself. it must be voluntarily and not under coercion. typically you have a right to be advised of the charges. you have a right to be advised of the charges. they made a preliminary determination of probable cause you committed
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Jul 28, 2012 8:00pm PDT
george w. bush was running for president he talked about a more humble foreign policy. obama promised to close down guantanamo. he extended many of president bush's policies. so it is hard to say at this stage of the game what mitt romney really means and what and how he might act as commander in chief. >> and in afghanistan and syria, dan, pretty general comments by governor romney, not real specific, particularly on syria which is the hottest issue now going. pretty much stayed a step back about saying what he would do. >> syria is a difficult issue. afghanistan the president said he is pulling troops down. it is difficult for romney to say i will push troops back up. >> particularly when the american public seems to be war weary and supports this withdrawal. >> i think matt made an important distinction that needs to be emphasized. this isn't just president obama this is modern democratic foreign policy doctrine calling it leading from behind. which means we only act until we get the support of allies report united nations and that is what we have done in iran and labia and that wa
Jul 20, 2012 11:00pm EDT
. >> former president george w. bush will be skipping the republican national convention. mr. bush is grateful for the invitation but said he is enjoying his time off. the spokesperson said mr. romney will be a great president. >> and we want to turn back to our coverage of the shooting massacre in colorado. short time ago, police briefed the media on the latest on their investigation. >> and all of this comes as additional family and loved ones are speaking out about the who are filing sequence of events. we are live in aurora, colorado. sandra thanks for joining us. what can you tell us about the reports that we are hearing that holmes dyed his hair red and called himself the joker? >> that's right. federal law enforcement sources say that that is, in fact, the case. the suspect apparently dyed his hair head -- red and said he was the joker and they are trying to find out a motive and not releasing any evidence in the investigation so far but the real hot spot is the one-bedroom apartment that the 24-year-old lived in which was walking distance to t
Jul 14, 2012 1:00am PDT
're look at is much more the george w. bush campaign in 2004. >> the accusations that john kerry -- >> reporter: he's talking about the swiftboat campaign. in which john kerry was demonized over what his campaign considered an attribute. his decorated service as a soldier in vietnam. the swiftboat ads, backed by a group of pro-bush veterans, questioned the democratic challenger's conduct in the war, his anti-war activities later and his patriotism. kerry was slow to respond and never very effective in refuting their claims. even though his critics offered little in the way of proof. he lost the election of course. for many democrats, swiftboating became a catch-all term for any unfair, untrue, personal assault on a candidate. >> romney's companies -- >> reporter: but if the president is troubled by the comparison of his bain attacks to the republican swiftboating, he's not showing it. >> when you're president, everything is called into question. >> reporter: romney has been spurred to hit back fast. >> as much as a presidential election is a referendum on the incumbent, the cllen
Jul 12, 2012 6:00am EDT
avoided appearing in public with dick cheney or george of the bush. -- george w. bush. >> 71 degrees. still ahead looks may be deceiving. some can even get you fired. >> after the break, we will find out what caused a yoga instructor what do you think of this one? really? what's this? this is a rose i made from a turnip. let's try together. perfect. two worlds that fit in one kitchen. come in today and save up to 20% on a kitchen from ikea. >> i am riding my bike in the boardwalk. come on down and join us. be safe for you are here. good morning, washington. >> it will look as beautiful as it did there. a yoga instructor at facebook headquarters was fired for giving a student is certain look when she checked her cell phone during the class. the instructor says that the student was using the position to reach her cell phone. she gave her a certain look and said, you know that is a no-no and facebook said bye-bye. you were fired. >> cell phones and yoga do not go hand in hand. let us get a check of weather right now. steve rudin, we are coming off of a beautiful evening. >> last nigh
Jul 29, 2012 10:00am PDT
obama compared with 16% who trusted george w. bush. most countries surveyed have much higher approval ratings of america in 2012 than they did in 2008 when bush was president. and by the way, consider why obama's ratings are low in one area in particular, the arab world. the two strongest justifications given by people in every arab country that was surveyed were first that obama has not been fair in dealing with the israeli/palestinian issue, and second, that he has used drone attacks in afghanistan and pakistan to go after terrorists. in other words, the reason obama has lost some of his global popularity is that he's perceived as too pro-israeli and too hawkish. think about that, mitt romney. romney has tried to use the standard issue cold war republican attack on democrats. the world is dangerous. our enemies are growing strong. obama is weak. the problem is, most americans recognize that none of this is really true. the world is actually quite peaceful right now. our adversaries like iran are weak and isolated. china is growing strong, but it has not used its power to contest ame
Jul 16, 2012 5:00pm PDT
for their insistent they spent more money on negative ads. former white house press secretary for george w. bush ari fleisher. cnn contributor paul begala. joins me as well. you advise the super pac which has run a lot these negative ads. negative campaigning, you're more than okay with it? >> totally, absolutely. the ads to the pac i advise which is priorities usa action. they have featured the most powerful ads. and the ones we have run the most of. the real words of real people that mitt romney laid off. he came and took over these companies. he loaded them up with debt. he in some cases he bankrupted them. paid himself millions. and canceled the health benefits. we sent cameras to places like kansas city. and we filmed these people. they're heartbreaking stories. the "los angeles times," "l.a. times," terrific journalist, called our ad the most effective democratic ad this year. >> -- there's been a slew of positive ads? >> yeah, i don't know how many is in a slew. i thought you nailed ax pretty well on this. my job i think in this pro-obama super pac is simply to define romney. if we run a sing
Jul 23, 2012 3:00pm PDT
by george w. bush. and george bush said our military was overextended and spread too thin. the neocons have hijacked the party and spend a tremendous amount of tax dollars overseas. there is space on the president's left here to take a position that we should have a more rapid withdrawal of afghanistan than what the president is proposing. >> i'm going to have to leave it there, john. thank you john soltz and david corn. we'll be watching for the "it." >>> up next, answering the call in the midst of tragedy. [ male announcer ] don't miss red lobster's four course seafood feast choose your soup salad entrée plus dessert! all just $14.99. come into red lobster and sea food differently. visit now for an exclusive $10 coupon. good through august 5th for an exclusive $10 coupon. mid grade dark roast forest fresh full tank brain freeze cake donettes rolling hot dogs bag of ice anti-freeze wash and dry diesel self-serve fix a flat jumper cables 5% cashback signup for 5% cashback at gas stations through september. it pays to discover. trouble with a car insurance claim. [ voice of d
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Jul 15, 2012 12:00pm PDT
the democratic party's agenda is. that's the problem. you mentioned other presidents not doing this. but george w. bush did it, john mccain did it and presidential candidates did it. i think republicans need to end this tradition of appearing before the naacp to try and reach black voters. the type of black voters who may be open to voting republican are not at naacp conventions. you can go into communities and visit churches and visit small businesses. you can visit charter schools and so forth. you can advertise on black radio and black television programming. that's how you can reach people. there is no need to go before groups like this and try and seek black votes that way. i don't think it has been a very good strategy. >> what about getting credit? does he get credit foregoing into the liberal group like this saying, look, here is my argument on health care. here is my argument on education. get credit for bravery for reaching out and saying these are my convictions. you need to hear these. >> i just think his time and effort would be better spent on more persuadable people than who he is
Jul 13, 2012 6:00am EDT
are talking about vice- presidential selection, go back to 2000. when george w. bush was looking for a vice-presidential candidate. he said dick cheney -- he was running the process. anything can happen. mitt romney has been talking about actually releasing the name of his vice presidential candidates prior to the republican national convention which is something that is not typically done. it is possible. of course, he is looking at a hold a variety -- whole a variety. >> it probably will not happen before the olympics. the romney campaign just cannot with some counter advertisements saying that the obama campaign was lying. >> absolutely. we are kind of waiting for them to start lobbying why you're a liar, pants on fire. -- lobbying liar, liar, pants of fire. they used clinton in the advertisement. obama has been adamant about mitt romney's situation where he is on federal documents showing he was leading bank capital during a period when romney says he is not in control. a lot of things being thrown at each other. >> they allege romney may have broken the law. we will see all of this pla
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Jul 10, 2012 7:00pm PDT
sense. but the top marginal rate was 39 when president george w. bush came in. cut to 35. i think if we get good deficit reduction, bringing it to 35, i think that helps the economy. >> greta: looking at that and i want to talk to you about health care. but i am curious about the tax question, i see it in the health care and the tax are targeted at a certain economic strat a. i am curious, how much additional revenue -- if you know -- will be in the treasury if the taxes go up as to people who make $250 thrnd or more i. income tax or the health care? >> greta: income. >> the income over a 10- >> greta: one-year period? >> with 10, it's $3... $150 billion for one year. >> greta: one year. i did a little research. that's about -- it costs $10 billion a day to run the federal government. so that's a 15-day, you are asking for 15 days. >> it's a drop in the bucket. here's some other things. we should find a way to fairly restrain entitlement spending, this is a personal view. i think that medicare benefits should not vest until later for younger workers, i would say that if a person's under
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Jul 10, 2012 10:00pm EDT
, it was -- it was -- we were in a full recovery mode. but it was way too late to save george h.w. bush. >> greta: i don't know how there could be a recovery between now and november by simple indicators, for instance, we are borrowing money, the interest rate is as low as you can get, you can't loosen up money. there are certain indcaishts where i don't know where the margins, where the president's going to see breathing room. have you problems in europe that are not getting better that have an enormous influence on the economy. nonetheless, he's the president and he gets stuck with it. i don't know -- i don't see any indicator in the economy that will help him enormously. >> i don't think we will have a strong rebound between now and election day. but the only point i was trying to make, even if we did, sentiment may have begun to turn in such a way that it's too late. >> greta: is there one ethnick group or demographic, which is key to the independent vote right now? >> well, no. i don't know how -- i couldn't possibly slice up the independent vote and tell you, you know, what its ethnic composition
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Jul 22, 2012 1:00pm PDT
of nevada and financial hurdles facing voters there. former deputy assistant to george w. bush and chris former chief of staff to senator joe manchon. i'm going to start with you, chris. president obama is going to attending a convention in reno. as we know nevada's economy is depressed. high foreclosures. what can the president say to gain support there? >> i think the president needs to make the argument why he has a better vision than governor romney. with the economic policies, social policies, in this case the veterans issues. he has done a lot of in terms of veterans and focusing on veterans during his precedency. nevada has been a tough hit state economically. high foreclosures, he is going to address that, but i think one of key distinctions between the two candidates, which one better understands you. look at all the polls. the poll that stands out again and again. again, if you look at the polls, one that stands out again and again. that is huge advantage for the president. >> arthel: people want to be understood, they want their problems to be understood but they want results.
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Jul 19, 2012 10:00pm PDT
action forum and was the congressional budget office director under president george w. bush. nice to see you, sir. >> nice to be here. >> greta: how bleak is this? >> this is a very, very big threat to the u.s. economy. the fiscal cliff itself is a combination of $400 billion in increased taxes, $200 billion in spending cuts. that combination $600 billion is about 4% of gdp. 4% of the national income. since we are only growing at 2% it doesn't take a genius to realize if you drop that kind of hit on it the economy will go into a big recession. >> greta: when do you predict, let's say that the tax cuts are not extended when did you you predict we are going into the horrible recession although many people think we are still in one. >> the concern is we are growing at 1.5%, 2% anded is taxes going from 15 to 45%. businesses looking at big increases in the classes. middle class is going to see their taxes go up with the alternative minimum tax. as the fall progresses we will see worse and worse economic performance and bear the brunt of the fiscal cliff in advance and i worry about that a lo
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Jul 24, 2012 2:00pm PDT
a point. george w. bush did more for aids and relief in aids in africa than any president before or since and he and his wife recently went to africa to put their feet with their money was. a lot of people are alive because of what george bush did for aids and he's underappreciated. >> country superstar, troy cook jr., new song, lazy american dream. >> lazy american dream. anything worth having we should have it all for free ♪ ♪ the home of the made of in the land of the what about me ♪ ♪ >> anything worth having we should have it all for free. >> what was his -- oh, what's that mean? >> that's a good song. >> one more thing, something nice about bush. >> thank you. >> well, this is not so nice. you know that 200 and so years ago we kicked the british's butts, now they're offended. the olympics start this week so these people that are mad because the americans are coming over, spending hard-earned money to pump up the economy, this is the bag they decided to put together. it says, i rented my flat to a fat american family. isn't that rude? >> it is really rude. >> but apparently t
Jul 30, 2012 4:00pm EDT
president. lbj, bill clinton, or george w. bush. >> yeah. for our intelligence. the sharing of sorts in a very open way. president obama on the nation's security. i think it's a highly story record from his point of view. >> wolf, how do you scare this? you have netanyahu, who is o fusive about mitt romney. what do you make of that? >> well, both of them told me, the prime minister, the president of israel who worked in the defense establishment of israel for so many years, a former prime minister. as well as the current defense minister, who is a former prime minister of israel, both said the u.s./israeli military to military velgs ship right now. intelligence community to intelligence community relationship right now is excellent. it's as good if not better than it's ever been before. and they were extremely complimentary to president obama. both of them, and even as romney was still on basically the ground in israel. he was just getting ready to leave to fly off to poland. i was surprised by the enthusiastic praise they had for president obama, given some of the problems that pres
Jul 9, 2012 1:00pm EDT
cuts for those under $250,000 a year. and while he didn't mention either president obama george w. bush or his opponent mitt romney by name he linked the policies of the two. >> we've tried it their way. it didn't work. at the beginning of the last decade, congress passed trillions of dollars in tax cuts that benefited the wealthiest americans more than anybody else. and what happened? the wealthy got wealthier. but most americans struggle. >> reporter: the president also said that more than 97% of americans are below -- american small business owners are below that $250,000 tax credit threshold and would benefit he said extending this and said that republican efforts to portray it as a tax increase on small business owners are nothing more than politics, tyler. >> okay. i'm going to pick it up from there. thank you so much for that. it is that time of the year. i'm not talking about earnings season although we'll get to that. i am talking about the running of the bulls in pamplona, spain. two big names on wall street bearish. calling the s&p on the nose last year and here's what he's s
Jul 1, 2012 1:00am PDT
their step can find ways to be embarrassed. former president george w. bush, he was an expert.
Jun 30, 2012 10:00pm EDT
. former president george w. bush, he was an expert. we all have those moments. have a nice trip. i'm don lemon. see you back here tomorrow night. good night. >>> we call our show "the next list" but truth being told we're not making a list. we're keeping one. a list of amazing people. whose passion and work influence our future. they are agents of change, innovators. and in this special episode, we introduce you to ten you really should know. this is "the next list." hello and welcome to a special edition of "the next list." "10 innovators changing your world." i'm dr. sanjay gupta.
Jul 1, 2012 4:00am EDT
their step can find ways to be embarrassed. former president george w. bush, he was an expert. we all have those moments. have a nice trip. i'm don lemon. see you back here tomorrow night. good night. >> the exclusive interview three years in the making. the one person who knew michael jackson better than anyone else. his mother, catherine jackson. >> every day i think about michael. michael looked back at the times and said he was abused. they call it abuse, but sometimes if it wasn't for the strap, what would this world be like today? >> did you ever hope he would find true love? >> i always thought about that, but michael seemed happy. he found a lot of joy in his children. >> the talent michael hid from the world. >> he loved art a lot. he loved paintings and water colors and even crayons. >> her explosive theory about conrad murray. >> here did a terrible thing. there might have been others involved. >> catherine jackson in an extraordinary hour. the interview starts now. tonight an extraordinary look at michael jackson's private through his artwork. he started drawing as a child and
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Jul 30, 2012 10:00pm PDT
? here's a wonderful personal friend and advise for for george w. bush, dick morris. thanks are for being here. >> you her his comments and from your experience in the different administrations you worked in, is there any date between what he said and stated u.s. policy? >> no, i think it was a very clear statement of what has been u.s. policy under president bush and president obama. he, of course, said that when he was overseas he would not try to pick a fight with president obama's foreign policy but would try to be supportive and i think he was true to his word. i thought it was a very clear explanation what have we are trying to do, which is to put pressure on the iranian regime so they will give up this effort to get a nuclear weapon, and to convince the iranian people that it is the policy of this regime in pursuing nuclear weapons that is the result of all the pain that they are suffering. that's been u.s. policy, and i think the governor articulated it very clearly. >> one of the things that you used to tell me is that the worst thing you can do is put a president in a position o
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Jul 22, 2012 5:00pm PDT
, there are only two entities in washington that have a lower approval rating than george w. bush, congress and the media, so what are you going to do about it. >> mike: good answer. >> an and they continue to make things worse for themselves and for journalism with things like this. and this is not the first time, this happened when congresswoman gabby giffords was shot and before and immediately everybody goes to the tea party website to see if there's a connection which i don't know any tea party person who's first and foremost passion is the second amendment. it is about the constitution and about debt and the deficit in government spending and that's what it's about. the, but the fact that they were looking for some connection immediately really is offensive. >> mike: well, and it would be like taking brian ross' name and saying there's a brian ross arrested for child molesting in upstate new york. we don't know if it's the same one. >> sorry, different brian ross. >> mike: yeah, later on saying. >> right. >> mike: and i know it behooves media people to be able to get to the story quic
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Jul 26, 2012 5:00pm PDT
people who have had success. >> bill: the way i see this george w. bush had almost the same thing that people liked bush the younger, even when his policies on iraq and the economy were going south. they still separated his job performance from the man. and it seems like they are doing the same thing with barack obama. you know, he comes across as very accessible and kind of a certainly not an intimidating man. he keeps his composure almost always. so, while you are saying yeah, that his policy and his view of what american capitalism should be and i agree with that i think he made an enormous mistake saying that entrepreneurs really weren't responsible for their own success, i think that the folks are separating the policy from the guy. do you disagree. >> they always do that to the president. as you said, george bush had high ratings until the last maybe five or six weeks. and i think that's happening to the president. as he tries to walk away from what he just said, i think he is going to hurt himself even more. and you know he is saying he didn't mean what he said. in fact tha
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Jul 26, 2012 10:00pm PDT
ohio, served in the director of office of management and budget, under george w. bush, also served as the u.s. trade rep, served in the house of representatives as well. knows his way around washington. i think he would be a great asset for governor romney. >> greta: thanks you. >> thank you. >> governor mitt romney's world tour. how is he doing on the world stage? john bolton goes "on the record" next. karl rove is here. president obama and governor romney are running neck and neck. what will be more important isn't candidate's likeability or the ability to manage the economy? that's a tough question. karl rove answers that and much more. and it's the story of the three bears that you have never seen. what happened to these cubs? and how did they get out of a and how did they get out of a big jam?[ female announcer ] thr kids are getting a dependable clean in the bathroom? [ gasps ] think again. try charmin ultra strong for a clean with few pieces left behind. its diamondweave texture is soft and more durable so it holds up better for a more dependable clean. fewer pieces left beh
Jul 10, 2012 6:00am PDT
in grand junction, colorado. george w. bush hasn't been on a national ballot in eight years but his tax cuts are front and center. the president opens up a new attack against mitt romney trying to drive a wedge between the middle class tax cuts and tax breaks for the rich. >> it's time to let the tax cuts for the wealthiest americans, folks like myself, to expire. >> the white house vowed that the president will veto any legislation that includes tax cut extensions for the wealthy. it's a promise though the president has made before during his first campaign for president. >> let's roll back the bush tax cuts that went to the wealthiest americans. >> and again in 2010. >> how do you get up here and talk about how you care so deeply about the deficit and yet you want to perpetuate a tax cut that costs $700 billion. with a b. >> four months later he signed the extension of all the tax cuts. now, all of this is about trying to put romney on the defensive and actually highlight romney's own personal wealth. and the president is trying again. >> let's not hold the vast majority of americans
Jul 12, 2012 6:00am PDT
hasn't appeared with former president george w. bush on the campaign trail yet. peter alexander is covering the romney campaign and joins us now. peter, what do we know about this event tonight out there in wyoming? we heard that foster freeze will be out there, liz cheney, what is the campaign going for out there? >> who you will see will be dick cheney for first time opening up his home for the romney fund-raiser tonight, expected to raise roughly $2 million which luke, in itself, is historic. most money raised at a fund-raiser in wyoming state history it is being reported right now. the people you are not going to see there tonight no karl rove, condoleezza rice, the head of a private equity firm and another beef executive, beef company executive expected to be there as well. what this really says more than anything else, it says a lot about this relationship between dick cheney and mitt romney. and in some ways it is the passing of the torch. dick cheney is the living thread of -- for four of the last five republican presidencies. in the words of liz cheney this say person,
Jul 12, 2012 10:00am PDT
this is the first time that mitt romney meets with either president george w. bush or vice president cheney. this is really sort of a passing of a baton from the former republican administration to the presumptive president nominee. that does it for mitch reports. happy birthday dad. he's 78 years young today. congratulations. my colleague craig melvin has a look on what's next. >> happy birthday from craig. counter punch. we have the latest reaction to vice president joe biden's rousing speech in texas before the naacp, one day after mitt romney took that same stage. how did vice president biden do? should president obama have spoken before the group instead? we'll talk about that plus that scathing report issued on the penn state cover-up at the highest levels of the university over the jerry sandusky scandal. and, the aclu sues a school district for violating a student's right to learn to read. should schools be sued for not properly educating students. we'll talk about that. it's our "news nation" gut check next. and focus on the things that matter to you.
Jul 16, 2012 8:00am PDT
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there. the media says a lot of things about mitt romney. in 1987, george h.w. bush, when he was vice president at the time, "newsweek" did the exact same thing. look at the article they did in 1987. they asked whether he was too wimpy to be president. this got under the bush family's skin. this is a different sort of media environment. back then, the cover of a news magazine having much impact in shaping a narrative in a presidential race in 1987 was probably much stronger than it is today, john. mitt romney will probably be same. >> george h.w. bush won, by the way. he may have been a wimp, but he won. >> also, the republicans succeeded in making michael dukakis the wimp in 1988, not george h.w. bush. so in the end, the wimp thing didn't really matter. >> we have news on the democratic side. we're waking up to news that bill clinton is going to be speaking on wednesday night of convention week in charlotte, the primetime speech that wednesday night, nominating president obama. looking at the long complicated relationship between the clintons and obamas, this is a particularly big de
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